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The Transport Crossbody
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The Transport Crossbody
The Transport Crossbody
The Transport Crossbody
Product Details
What goes into the mini version of our signature carryall? Here it is by the numbers: 2 pieces of fine leather are used for the body of the bag. 18 inches: the length of the removable crossbody strap (you can also carry it by the sturdy top handles). 2 interior slide pockets—perfect for your phone, train pass, whatever. 4: the number of hours it'll hang with you at a concert. How often you'll reach for this one? 500 gazillion times.  
  • Made of a vegetable-tanned leather with a softly worn waxed finish that deepens into a distinctive patina.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each bag varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Leather.
  • Zip closure.
  • Interior pocket.
  • 19 11/16" shoulder strap.
  • 3 9/16" handle drop.
  • 9 7/8"H x 10 1/4"W x 3 1/2"D.
  • Import.
  • Select stores.
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The Transport Crossbody

The Transport Crossbody is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! This bag is even prettier in person. I got it in Dark Cabernet and it's the loveliest deep color. The size is perfect for daily use but not if you're someone who likes to carry their room around in their bag. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect day bag I got this bag for my mom for Christmas, and it is almost perfect, except I wish it was a tiny bit bigger so it could better fit my mom's iPad with her case, which she carries with her on the daily. Other than than, it is a quaint little bag, that fits a lot in the interior. I tried the bag out one day, and at first, I didn't think the handles would get much use, but they are surprisingly helpful when my shoulder just needed rest. Just might get one for myself now...
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect bag!! big enough for all the essentials but small enough that its comfortable to carry AND you can easily find what you need inside...color is beautiful also (i purchased the Dark Cabernet)...highlay recommend
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome bag! Perfect bag...fits everything from my wallet to my cellphone to my toiletries. Great for work and weekends. Beautiful color. Well constructed and seems as it will stand up to years of use.
Date published: 2016-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this!!!! I love this crossbody! It's the perfect size for my wallet, a book and or several other small items without seeming bulky. I even got mine monogrammed and it turned out perfectly! I got the weather olive color and love it. The leather is also very soft. I would definitely recommend this purse!
Date published: 2016-05-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love it! I was so excited to receive my purse. Very well made and very happy w my purchase!
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great quality. The color and fabric are amazing on this product. Shipping took a very long time ano the size of the purse was smaller than expected. There were smudges from where they embroided my initials as well.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Finally!!! I got one. I have been trying to get my hands on one of these for years. I really didn't want to pay full price. I have one of the original full size transport totes and it absolutely hands down one of my favorite bags. I wanted the mini version but I found they had changed the leather, and I really didn't like it. The original leather was stiff and waxy but supple and softened very quickly and only getting better with age. The newer ones were made from a leather that was of poor quality and felt like it was coated in plastic. I was very disappointed. Then they came out with this olive green one and low and behold it was made of leather just like the original. I snapped one up quickly at the sale price and I'm thrilled. There are only a couple things I wish were different-I wish the handles and strap were made of the same type of leather (like the contrasting color but the leather feels a little too soft and flimsy) and I wish they would have the shoulder strap just a few inches longer.
Date published: 2016-07-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mostly quality, but a few issues with the crossbody strap I've worn this bag a few times since purchasing and I'm pleased with the size, the inside pockets, the weight, and the handles. The crossbody strap could be better. The clip that connects it to the bag has disconnected while I was wearing it once and I would like it better if it was finished on both sides and not raw leather on the underside. The raw leather snags on some of my more delicate silk shirts and has a tendency to allow dirt to accumulate. Overall a good bag, though.
Date published: 2016-07-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from An essential addition to my wardrobe I originally ordered the mini-transport in light flax, but within a week, the cross-body strap began unravelling. I contacted customer service who were fantastic, and offered to replace the bag with no cost to me. I believe this was a bad batch, and not reflective of the general quality of the transport totes. At the time, dried flax was sold out, but Madewell offered to replace it with weathered olive. Before first use, I treated my bag with mink oil to protect against water stains, which deepened the patina. I've used this purse every day and am happy with the design, appearance, and functionality. White I can't carry my lunch or shoes in the purse, it will fit a full-size DSLR, sunglasses, wallet, phone and essentials pouch with room to spare. This purse is great for everyday, but also functions well for vacation. I consider this tote to be an essential addition to my wardrobe.
Date published: 2016-05-01
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